Journal article

Epidermal bladder cells confer salinity stress tolerance in the halophyte quinoa and Atriplex species

Ali Kiani-Pouya, Ute Roessner, Nirupama S Jayasinghe, Adrian Lutz, Thusitha Rupasinghe, Nadia Bazihizina, Jennifer Bohm, Sulaiman Alharbi, Rainer Hedrich, Sergey Shabala

Plant, Cell & Environment | WILEY | Published : 2017

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Awarded by ARC Discovery


Awarded by Marie Curie Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the ARC Discovery grant DP150101663 to S. Shabala and R. Hedrich and funding provided by King Saud University. N. Bazihizina is a recipient of the Marie Curie Fellowship (grant 700001). Metabolite analyses were conducted at Metabolomics Australia (School of BioSciences, The University of Melbourne, Australia), a NCRIS initiative under Bioplatforms Australia Pty Ltd. The authors thank Mrs Himasha Mendis of Metabolomics Australia for sample extraction, GC-MS untargeted data acquisition and analysis. We also thank Dr Tracey Cuin for her technical assistance in preparing this MS.